Tag Archives: Human

To heir is human: Adult adoption hits the headlines (Long Island Business News)

From Anna Nicole Smith to a complicated claim on the IBM fortune, adult adoptions have suddenly leapt onto the home page. Read more detail on Legal News Directory – Family Law

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Human Trafficking and IUU Fishing Act

A new bill called the Human Trafficking and IUU Fishing Act (H.R.6834) has been introduced in response to two issues that are plaguing our globe: the growing prevalence of human trafficking and forcing those persons to fish illegally thus abusing … Continue reading

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Human trafficking: is our system for combating it fit for purpose?

Human trafficking or modern slavery is one of the most appalling forms of criminal activity today. It’s also one of the most widespread and fastest-growing. The International Labour Organisation believes that at any one time at least 40.3 million people … Continue reading

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Steininger & von Bernstorff on Corporate Human Rights

Silvia Steininger (Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences – Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law) & Jochen von Bernstorff (University of Tuebingen – Faculty of Law) have posted Who Turned Multinational Corporations into Bearers of … Continue reading

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Stopler on Religious Liberty as a Human Right

Gila Stopler (College of Law and Business – Ramat Gan Law School) has posted How Could Religious Liberty Be a Human Right: A Reply to Andrew Koppelman (Forthcoming in 16(3) INT’L J. CONST. L.) on SSRN.  Here is the abstract: In his … Continue reading

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